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Cecilmount, fort 350m south west of

A Scheduled Monument in Strathallan, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.267 / 56°16'1"N

Longitude: -3.7803 / 3°46'49"W

OS Eastings: 289835

OS Northings: 709701

OS Grid: NN898097

Mapcode National: GBR 1K.92PL

Mapcode Global: WH5PM.XR11

Entry Name: Cecilmount, fort 350m SW of

Scheduled Date: 1 March 2000

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM7585

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: fort (includes hill and promontory fort)

Location: Blackford

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Strathallan

Traditional County: Perthshire


The monument comprises a fort of prehistoric date, visible as parchmarks on oblique aerial photographs.

The monument lies in pasture at around 135m OD. It comprises a fort measuring about 75m W-E by about 70m N-S overall. It is defined by two parallel ditches enclosing a roughly triangular area. The ditches are about 4m apart, and both measure about 1.5m wide.

The area proposed for scheduling comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related material may be expected to be found. It is sub-rectangular, measuring a maximum of 90m E-W by a maximum of 110m N-S, as marked in red on the accompanying map extract.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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